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Dec 30, 2012 2:00pm PST
for traffic. the government is hoping that keeping shops open and will help the economy. in germany, the economic performance has been strong, but their future is intricately tied to the euro zone. 2013 and angela merkel. she faces challenges on the domestic front. a report. >> let us days and look as best as we can into the crystal ball to the year ahead for angela merkel. she emerged as perhaps the world's most powerful woman, certainly germany's most popular politician, but 2013 could well be a year of living dangerously for the german chancellor. at a recent conference, she rallied the troops for an election in september. >> we have kept our promise. through our leadership, germany has emerged stronger. >> she repeated her tough stance on bailouts and the need for budgetary tightening that made her so popular in germany, but her problem is even coming first in the elections will not be enough. >> she has a very unstable coalition. she needs the coalition right now. she is considered to be a favorite coalition partner. >> at this time, the arithmetic suggests that her new coaliti
CSPAN
Dec 16, 2012 11:00pm EST
the victors of the war. hitler had invaded germany in 1941, and they fought back against the germans, and they kept going against berlin. >> define stalinism. >> stalinism was a developed system of control. it believed it could control everything, not only in politics and economics but social life, civic life, sports clubs and chess clubs. in the stalinist system, there were no independent institutions of any kind. no independent voices of any kind were allowed to speak. all the economy was under state control, and all of society was. there was a cultural aspect, too. the arts were under stalinist control, and there was a cold of stalin himself. his portrait hung everywhere. there was a cult of stalin himself. >> i grew up in a small town of indiana, and one of my streets, you talk about radio casuth. >> he was was a hungarian hero of an earlier time. there was a radio, and they adopted the name of a previous deliberate thing hero, and in 1956 he would have to call it anti-stalinist radio. >> what was the circumstance? >> 56 is the end of the stalinist period. he died in 53, and afte
KCSMMHZ
Dec 3, 2012 2:00am PST
the same amount that the mid-sized city of bochum in germany will generate during the same period of time. and we shouldn't expect much by way of new ideas on climate protection from the conference hosts. the tiny desert nation of qatar tops the world in per capita co2 emissions. >> a desert nation sitting on seemingly endless reserves of oil and gas might find it hard to see the need to produce sustainable energy. across the ocean meanwhile, a small country is feeling the pinch from climate chang. in costa rica successive droughts followed by heavy rains and storms have convinced the government of the need to act on co2 emissions. costa rica's national development plan wants to see the country become co2 neutral within the next decade. an ambitious aim that has led to a flurry of activity at the "earth university", north of the capital san jose. >> these howling monkeys are native to the costa rica rainforest. these students are visiting with their professor. the earth university students are here to learn about the rainforest first-hand, instead of from a textbook. >> the palm tree is k
CSPAN
Dec 31, 2012 10:00am EST
down from the top. both germany and england had common-law for a while, but by the 20th century both have more or less abandoned it. germany more so than england. therefore, by the end of world war ii, when you have unloaded however unwillingly its colonies, those colonies were themselves designed on principles of civil law. us, the first two pillars taken together mean that a christian, protestant religion influenced and shaped everything about american foundation of laws and defined its system of personnel rights. it wasn't just that the united states was a democratic republic, but that the very premises of what a democratic republic meant were likely to be far different in the united states than anywhere else. the second of, third of the pillars involves economic freedom. private property rights with legal titles and deeds, anti-free market economy. now, these may seem synonymous, but they are not. as hernando desoto pointed out, in many places of the world, there is and the symbols of a free economy at work. but there's no system of title deed to land or other property. this has
CSPAN
Dec 16, 2012 9:00pm EST
germany in 1941, and they fought back against the germans, and they kept going against berlin. >> the fine stalinism. >> stalinism was developed system,-- define stalinism. >> stalinism was a developed system of control. it believed it could control everything, not only in politics and economics but social life, civic life, sports clubs and chess clubs. in the stalinist system, there were no independent institutions of any kind. no independent voices of any kind were allowed to speak. all the economy was under state control, and all of society was. there was a cultural aspect, too. the arts were under stalinist control, and there was a cold of stalin himself. his portrait hung everywhere. -- there was a cult of stalin himself. >> i grew up in a small town of indiana, and one of my streets, you talk about radio casuth. \ >> he was the hon gary and hero of an earlier time, and much later on, -- he was often gering and hero of an earlier time, -- was a hungarian hero of an earlier time. there was a radio, and they adopted the name of a previous deliberate thing hero, and in 1956 he would have
KCSMMHZ
Dec 10, 2012 2:00am PST
's what we have coming up. safe distance for now -- a mexican journalist fights corruption from germany. laying down the law -- britain's new bribery act raises the bar. and trees against climate change -- the business case for reforestation in mexico. no country is immune from corruption. where business and political interests interact there is always the risk that people on both sides will seek their personal advantage. political corruption flourishes when democratic institutions are weak or non-existent. china is no exception. in his first major speech china's new leader xi jinping publicly acknowledged that the communist party leadership must put an end to this problem. recent protests across china say that the party leaders are the problem. and one blogger has found an effective way to expose corruption online. >> this collection of unspectacular pictures of government functionaries at official events seems hardly worth a glance. but a second look reveals details that have shocked people across china -- luxury wrist watches that sell for as much 60,000 euros. the upmarket timepiece
CSPAN
Dec 27, 2012 6:00am EST
are as different as germany and greece. what is it that keeps the united states together? you had a great depression here in the 1930's. things were awful. and yet, i do not believe there were any political movements to get rid of the deficit states from the united states, like there are in europe and portugal and spain and everywhere else that happens to be in deficit. the reason is, the federal- state, especially after 1929 plays the role of the regulator of surplus and deficit recycling around the land. let me give you a simple example. we are in seattle. boeing is sponsoring the lectures. when boeing goes to washington to give a contract for the next generation jet or whatever, they may get it. they do get it. but there are some things attached. like for instance, we want a factory that builds the wings are the engines in tennessee or missouri or arizona. in the deficit regions. this is not philanthropy. this is an act of recycling surplus so the surpluses of the surplus state can continue to be created, produced. you may recall that in the 1920s, internationally, we had a gold stand
CSPAN
Dec 26, 2012 12:45am EST
germany. one of the images germany has natural boundaries to the north and south with the alps and further burden the east and the west is flat plains, so germany had a war over the century with germany or france or that area and poland and because germany was a continental power sandwiched between the maritime europe on one hand and the heartland towards the other it was always problematic which we it would go and how it would develop. i can across this book by accident in early 1989. the berlin fall with -- berlin wall would fall but november. it had occurred to me after reading this book and other books that the berlin wall or the dividing line between eastern and western germany was one. creation of german history that would reinvested soften different territory always in the future so today we have a united germany that trades immensely with poland and has had a wretch most wall -- to approach what and where the european union and the nato or meant to keep russia out and the germans down now they are triumphant economically. germany may not have the solution to every economic problem
FOX Business
Dec 30, 2012 2:00am EST
. germany and the eu. germany had highest vacation days eu . they are most productive. >> they make good cars, the germans. >> and the gloth grated is-thirds of our own . once un a time they were a low tax regime and hour were higher. taxes on work you get less of it >> europe has legally man dated vacation . we don't have thatere. >> i hope we are not on the air in france and germany. you are killing these poor people. >> they are killing themselves. look at their numbers. wa you want toave them. >> they e happy except for millionaire necessary france. >> which is why they are leaving for belgium which is a tax-haven. 75 or 85 percent. ments to work there? last word from steve. a push to ring in the new year with a mileage tax. will it dve your economy off of the cliff? >> and colleges cashing in. they are collecting more application fe and not letting more students in. >> believe it or not, colleges are enticing more kid toz apply to their schools and admittingaewer students in their schools. they do it to make themselves look more exclusive. not only are they doing to to boost the nat
CSPAN
Dec 16, 2012 9:30pm EST
democrats i chose to poland, hungary, and east germany. they have different historical background. they belong to different empires in the 19th century. they have different political traditions and mostly because they have given experiences of the war. germany was nazi germany. poland resisted very strongly. the nazis had one of the most resistant movements in europe. the hon variants were different. hungarians- the were different. i was interested in how did they react and the subsequent process of sovietization. >> how would you describe the situation in the country's today, the lifestyle, the economy, the openness to democracy and all that? >> all of them are democracies. east germany is not east germany. it is part of germany, so it is indistinguishable. west germany is poorer in some ways than poland, a country that has recovered more vigorously than the eastern part of germany. poland is a very vibrant democracy, maybe to vibrant -- too vibrant, but it plays a very important and central role in europe. it is a member of nato. it is the largest of the former east european cou
LINKTV
Dec 30, 2012 4:00pm PST
. >> germany's economic performance has been strong, but its future is intricately tied to the future of the euro zone. that will create significant dangers for the chancellor, angela merkel. nick spicer reports from berlin. >> let us gaze and peer as best we can into the crystal ball of angela merkel's year ahead. as the euro crisis swarlede -- about her, she emerged as perhaps the world's most powerful woman and certainly germany's most popular politician. but 2013 could well be a year of living dangerously for her. they rallied the troops in september. >> we've kept our promise. through our leadership, germany has emerged stronger from the euro crisis than when it entered it. >> merkel repeated, mantra-like, her tough stance on bailouts and the need for belt tightening. but the problem is that even coming in fishs in the elections won't be enough. >> she has a very unstable combination, and in the german political system it's impossible to just dominate everything with one party so she needs a coalition partner and her current one which she would consider to be her favorite coalit
CNBC
Dec 11, 2012 4:00am EST
. >> absolutely. the message is also very clear. we are here because we follow policies dictated by germany. therefore, italy should come out of the straight jacket. this is the message that berlusconi is sending to italians and actually, i think, it's a message that he will use for our campaigns. >> how much support will he get if he's at 15% right now in the polls 12347. >> my concern is that he could actually create some allians with other -- with the populist leaders. there is a lot of discontent and it's quite easy to capture the discontent. it would provide a majority for ruining the country, for governing the country, but it will not enough to destabilize the debate. they say the p.w. trust say that 30% now say the euro has been a good thing in italy. i don't know whether you back that sort of trust. >> oolt r it's how you present it. there is a clear fact that going down economically for a long time. it hasn't had good growth in more than a decade. so more now are in the face in malaise. at the moment, we don't see that. >> what do you take for investors? >> we've already had issues
FOX Business
Dec 13, 2012 4:00pm EST
and northern. >> sure. that's a great question so right now our biggest overweight is in germany, and reason being is all of europe is cheap in different degrees, but germany, when you set monetary policy for the weak link, clearly the southern half of euro, the strong get stronger, and i don't think anyone would disagree that economically speaking germany's in the strongest position of anyone in the eurozone. also, you know, through my background as a bottoms up analyst, for many years, when i look bottoms up at the german index, what i find are terrific companies that compete globally. that's not everywhere in europe, but germany has a lot. the auto sector, chemicals, health care sector, and financials in germany, not so much deutsche bank, but world class companies and world class management teams gives me confidence germany is positioned to do well even within europe. david: chris, we got to run, but quickly, is apple a screaming buy at the prices? >> i think it is. obviously, i'm in the minority recently, but i think investors -- depends if you're a trader, who knows what's going to hap
CSPAN
Dec 25, 2012 9:15am EST
their whole war from pointe du hoc to germany where they lead patton's army. we go from there, what is next is part of a story i didn't even really know about until i started researching it. these men accomplished their secondary objective which is to set up a roadblock to cut the road that connected omaha beach and utah beach. it ran across the top of pointe du hoc. the setup and l shaped wine for the next two days, the germans counterattacked. an entire platoon from the company was taken out by the germans who were captured and broke through part of the line. only "dog company" held as part of the line and severed the road so germans couldn't reenforce from one beach to the other. this is a very close thing. one of the men that was attached to the second ranger battalion was colonel trevor for who was with number one command that fought through north africana and one of the most poignant sayings he had was i have never come so close to being either killed or captured that night. he was convinced that that was going to happen because the germans were the wind was the counterattacking. from
SFGTV
Dec 9, 2012 12:00am PST
because most people in this town, and the media do not know that germany is approaching 100% renewable energy and there is already a nation that is 100% solar and the cca plan is just failure. designed to fail, so if you're not aware of that, if you never heard that before you should talk to somebody who knows and there's people who have written books on this how this policy must fail. it's just scientifically designed upside down and backwards. it can't possibly succeed but san francisco needs because we're a leadership town we need a policy that will win. the mayor talked to the mayor of freeberg germany who has a policy and we think we should talk to them over there. thank you. >> thank you. is there any other member of the public that would like to speak? seeing none public comment is closed. colleagues i think i have a sense how we should proceed and we will move forward and introduce a resolution expanding the ability of staff to focus on other issues besides cca and we will work with our staff to figure out the most ix pidishes way to bring the position in house, and one o
SFGTV2
Dec 28, 2012 2:00am PST
been unsuccessful in keeping the newspapers from others. she practiced less and less. germany is not poland said my father. there are no contacts in berlin. >> he's a crazy man when i hear him on the radio. i can barely understand the german he's speaking he's an austrian, no, but his accent is fake. the geshel speaks perfectly. he must be the envy of singers every where. my father reached across his dinner plate and laid a hand on hers. she snatched it away. you know nothing. now you have butter on your sleeve. we neither mentioned our absent guest nor the chair awaiting her except on one occasion. father reported [inaudible] called a certain gog an a good deal. princess never spoke of money and bought paintings without inquiring about the price she left those details to her lawyer. snobby old cow is hamy father called her. i felt sorry for rose with father it was easy to make a mistake and not know it. you could sense it but not identify the crime much the second week of rose's apprenticeship the empty fourth chair disappeared. thank god you stop wearing that wretch ed clon
FOX News
Dec 21, 2012 9:00pm PST
was not supposed to live. >> they called me from germany and they said your son is very critical. i don't think so that he make it to america. and then i -- i told them he is coming. >> i promise if you keep him alive for me i will take care of him, i said to god. >> after 81 days in a coma, joel woke up at brook army medical center in it texas. >> i didn't know where i was at. i could have woke up in timbuktu and i didn't know what was going on. it was like really. >> he lost a leg, his eyes, fingers on one hand. suffered a traumatic brain injury and burned on more than 60% of his body. his parents put their lives on hold to be with their son as he learned to walk and speak again and endured dozens and dozens of surgeries and with their support he began his unbelievable recovery. >> joel went from not even walking to walking, talking, running around, dancing and everything. >> then about two years ago joe met andy who had been through a life changing experience of his own when ran to the world trade center on 9/11 to help with the search and rescue. >> i lost three friends than day and i made a p
PBS
Dec 17, 2012 7:00pm PST
their euros. >> reporter: in germany vehicles more than 30 years old and in pristine condition are certified as classics. an index measuring classic car prices show they have doubled over the past decade. behind this is a uniquely vigilant germany against inflati inflation. this made the currency plunge resulting in hyper inflation. the european central bank is now promoting a policy of buying government bonds to help countries in financial crisises. jgermans are worried this there flood the market. he's investing in classic cars. he bought this 25 years ago for $18,000. its value has tripled. he with drew money from his bank account to buy two more classic cars last year. one car is now worth one and a half times more than he paid. he is confident he made a good investment. the other car is a popular porshe model. it's likely to increase in value. >> translator: prices have risen many times in the last decade. cars are a promising asset. >> reporter: some commodities are attracting attention because they are part of people's daily lives like cattle. in just won month the bond sold out. the
CSPAN
Dec 17, 2012 8:30pm EST
invaded germany in 1941 and a font back against the germans and they kept going to berlin. c-span: defines stalinism. >> guest: stalinism was a developed system as i say in it was a system of complete control. the stalinist state believed he could control everything. he could control not only politics and not only economics but it could control social life and it could control civic life. it could control sports clubs and chess clubs. in the stalinist system, there were no independent institutions of any kind and no independent voices of any kind were allowed to speak. all the economy was under state control and all of society was. and there was a cultural aspect. the arts were under stalinist control and there was also it cult of stalin's portraits that hung everywhere. all of society was organized around his name and his image. c-span: i grew up in a small town in indiana and one of the main streets in my neighborhood was chris's street. it's not the way you pronounce it but you talk about radio causes in here. we never knew what causes was. >> guest: he was a hungarian hero of 1948, of
CNBC
Dec 7, 2012 4:00am EST
warned of a possible recession in germany. central bank cutting its growth forecast for the eurozone's biggest economy and that expects growth to reach just 0.4% in 2013. a big cut from previous forecasts of 1% and 1.6%. there's also no political crisis in italy by the way. support has been withdrawn for the group run by monti. berlusconi hinted he may return to politics after stepping down last year. claudia joins us in milan. a number of reports suggested this may not upset investors too much just because we were going to have elections anyway, it doesn't bring it forward a lot earlier. is that the sense that you're getting? >> yes, it doesn't really change in terms of the timing. it just gives you an idea, though, of where berlusconi stands and what the situation is like within that central right next. the pdl has made it clear that there is a serious disagreement within the party. they were set to go forward with some primaries which is what the center left did to elect their candidate. and now that berlusconi has abruptly announced that he's going back, that tells you there is a
CNBC
Dec 28, 2012 4:00am EST
markets incidentally, too. bond markets, the fixed income markets, here we're seeing buying in germany at the moment and 10-year german bund around 3%. a little bit of buying into the gild as well as some of the safe haven trades back on. we have this italian bond auction. the first one is going to be settled in 2013 and the last one in this year, as well. it's thought that it is going to see solid demand given that it hasn't gotten any trouble getting off the ground as of late with those bond auctions, as well. a quick wrap on the forex market. here you're looking at selling in the euro/dollar right now. 1.3190. we're flirting with the high level of this trading range that we've been stuck in. dollar/yen, it's thought when this new japanese government coming into place, they're simulating the economy and to make sure a weaker yen is in place, as well. kelly. >> louisa, thanks. we're keeping an eye on gold today. could the precious metal be losing its luster come 2013? we'll find out why kuts has decided to cut exposure to the precious metal for the first time. >>> hello, everybody. we
Current
Dec 14, 2012 10:00pm PST
alternatives. germany, the one large country that took serious this problem the germans announced they're going to soar past their target by 2020, and they think they'll be up by 65% all right this summer. voluntarilygermany, there were days that they used solar panels inside their own borders. they don't have florida texas new mexico to pad their statistics. they were showing that the engineering is there. >> germany raises a number of questions, and deutsche bank did a number of questions there was a greenpeace making the argument, it was deutsche bank saying there was a paradigm here. it begs this question. 2012 germany will reach their kyoto targets. the united states has pulled away. what other country has the envelope open this year will reach their course, and what was the economic lesson learned in terms of their success or failure as it relates to dramatically changing the way they produce-- >> look at germany and the scandinavian country which are the own people who have done like they're supposed to, their economies are doing pretty well, thank you. there are other countries who have
FOX News
Dec 3, 2012 11:00pm PST
or elevate you denigrate human life. you have make everything relative. in germany right now there is a movement to legalize bestiality because they don't believe there is a difference between humanity and animals. 'canes gross! >> greg: once you equate animals to humanity you lose out in the industry. in food and land. >> kimberly: what were you reading? >> eric: where have you been? >> greg: i happen to be at a cafe with jasper that made me ill. >> dana: in la jolla, california, seal cove. they all go down there a you have to protect those. and there is all the different government agencies. nobody can get to clean the rocks. the bird poop. so some tourists don't want to have to smell it. >> kimberly: do you blame them? they have to clean it up. it's super smelly. birds in the area pooping. >> kimberly: but they don't go properly clean it. >> eric: they won't allow the businesses and private ownership to go and clean it on their own terms. >> greg: a question for bob. if lion's share of fracking were in blue states would federal government shut it down in >> bob: most of i
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2012 12:30pm EST
and at the bottom. >> germany is doing relatively well in the crisis. they are doing relatively well, and they will discover that they had some problems, but what is really amazing is to watch the conservatives in this country about germany as an icon that austerity which they really don't. but why is germany able to export so well and pay higher wages by our standards? they have a very extensive welfare state to a level that is beyond the wildest american progress is that what they have is among other things, very good technical the education. a very close collaboration between the educational system and the industry and government, the system of corporate governance that is much more like what we used to have in this country represented on the boards. all of this suggests if you really want to be able to get higher in the global economy want to move in the opposite direction from all the people say that we must you actually want a more integrated and more cohesive society. >> they have done much better in this crisis and they've grown faster in the they've been more stable. >> if y
MSNBC
Dec 29, 2012 5:00am PST
's germany. other countries, which have reduced carbon emissions have done so because their economies have collapsed, places like russia, eastern europe. and for the rest of the world growth has basically meant increases in carbon. so the idea that comes from mainstream economics that you can decouple carbon from the size of the economy is not at all born out over the last 20 years. >> it's born out of germany. if someone can do it, it can be done, right? is that the answer? >> well, they've had very little slow gdp growth. and there they are an unusual economy. they've been able to export a lot of their -- big export surplus. >> everyone want to be germany. in the future, we will all be net exporters. >> can i make what is going to sound in this context like the naive case for growth and remind us why -- >> i want you to. >> why it's actually important? so, you know, let's stipulate yes, climate change is really important and, yes, juliet is absolutely right. it's really hard to do both at the same time but we have to be really careful to sort of -- it can be easy to say, let's forget abo
CNBC
Dec 13, 2012 4:00am EST
to get the latest news. looking for confidence out of germany's ifo survey. if we can put it up on the screen, that would be a help as i'm working to get it up at the moment. as soon as we get the numbers on that front, i will bring them to you. looks like we're still waiting on that. in the meantime, send in your thoughts, questions and comments about the program to worldwide@cnbc.com. and the biggest news of the morning, we have a deal. after 14 hours of talkes and months of negotiations, an agreement has been reached on a pan european banking supervisor. european finance ministers say they've drawn up plans to allow the ecb to directly supervisor the three largest banks in each country except for the uk and sweden which have both opted out. european leaders need to give their seal of approval and silvia wadhwa is in brussels with the latest. sylvia, it sounds like the meeting went into the late hours of the night. it sounds like the uk and sweden got their way. how significant is this agreement? >> the early hours of the morning. one may wonder whether that's good news for sw
CNBC
Dec 27, 2012 4:00am EST
processing firms are leading the recovery. >>> and germany's latest exports seems to be recession proof. it's a tradition dating back to the middle ages, but germany's christmas markets are more popular than ever. nbc's andy eckh artson sends this report. >> every december, music rix out across girlny's favorite christmas market. berlin alone hosts more than 80 markets, each with its own character where the sights, sounds and smells of christmas combine to keep your financial crisis at bay. >> we don't feel a crisis. when you look around here at the christmas market, you meet so different people from germany and it's so popular to come to berlin. christmas season is present season. >> over the past 20 years, germany's christmas markets have become a big attraction and big business. analysts estimate that the german christmas market industry brings in billions of dollars annually. for many small businesses and traditional craftsmen, the markets are the main source of income for the year. makia, one of only ten mammoth ivory carvers in germany has seen his annual turnover grow since 2003. eve
CNBC
Dec 31, 2012 4:00am EST
. among those closed include spain and germany. we're start with asia. shanghai composite is the outperformer. you saw up 1.6% there. here is a list of the markets closed across europe. germany, switzerland, germany and austria. for the bourses that are open, we can take a look at performance this morning and then we'll take a look over at the bond wall. the ftse 100 is down about .4%. ibex down .5%. not a clear picture. definitely mixed trade as people look to close out the year. the bond wall gives the sense for what kind of wall dominates. we're seeing bond yields move higher. investors are exiting the asset class today. italy around the 4.5% level. we've seen these predominant for several weeks and likely a quick check on forrus. the yen, an important one to keep an eye on, as well. dollar/yen firmer, continuing the patterns that we've seen over the last couple of trading sessions. for more on what to expect from markets today, we're joined by chris meyer, managing director and chief strategist from loop capital markets. chris, good morning. we wake up without a deal.
KCSMMHZ
Dec 4, 2012 2:00am PST
of pigsticking making headlines in spain. property rises in germany are leaving some without a home. and mistaken identities in poland's presidential plane crash. there's something rather medieval in the idea of a sport where men on horseback chase while boris with spears. it is an archaic sport, once hugely popular in spain. then it was banned, but now it is making a comeback. this traditional hunting method is being legalized by a number of regions. even the spanish environment ministry is backing the move, hoping to see a rise in takings in national parks as a result of people buying hunting permits, but animal rights activists are far from happy, calling the horseback hunting savage. >> this is a story from spain about wild boars and a controversial method of hunting them. but it is also a story about a country in crisis and how one is sacrificed for the good of the other. this is a member of the old gentry. hunting has been in his family's blood for generations. he is helping revive the tradition of hunting wild boar on horseback with spears. the sport, known as pigsticking, was long banned,
KCSMMHZ
Dec 18, 2012 2:00am PST
controversy about what to do with the house. >> the river forms the border between germany and austria here. the quaint town with its 16,000 inhabitants is located on the austrian side of the border, but it is a place with a historical burden that the town's patron saint can do little to avert. it is adolf hitler's birthplace, and it has inherited a real estate problem. . the address of hitler's birthplace is an expensive property in the center of town. it has been in the since last year -- it has been empty since last year. braunau's mayor suggested turning the house into rental apartments. the idea was turned down, but a solution still has not been found. the house's owner possibly shares and certain responsibility for that. she originally rented out the property to local government, but now, she appears hard to reach. >> at the moment, i cannot speak to the owner personally. >> my attempt to get in touch with the proprietor also failed. i would like to have asked for a few questions. such as why the cast-iron letters still adorn the house. they are the initials of hitler 's private secre
PBS
Dec 2, 2012 6:00pm PST
rice went on tv. the fbi spoke to the people in the embassy they brought back to germany and they all said no demonstrations. what we have is a falsehood that this administration has yet to explain. >> she was working off talking points handed to her, and said if information it continues to be evaluated. that was part of the talking points as well. >> the libyan spokesman preceded her and contradicted the talking points. she chose not to address that for whatever reason. my question goes back to where is the conspiracy, where is the cover-up? where is the scandal? was the benghazi office inadequately secured? absolutely. decisions made at people have to be held accountable for? yes. ,ut let's not confuse a mistake a defect, a fall of somebody with some massive conspiracy. >> tempest in teapot, which suggests there is something else at play. it is not about the facts. it is about something else. >> what is the something else? >> she is a prickly personality, that is part of it. also, i think she would be much more of an interventionist than hillary clinton is pillar clinton adulate at
FOX
Dec 11, 2012 4:00am PST
jobs may stall out at a gm plant in germany. the u.s. automaker is out with plans to stop making its zafiras at its opel division in 2016. gm, however, is considering other options for the factory to stymie job losses. the carmaker is attempting to put the brakes on its losses in europe. the plant shutdown becomes the first for germany since world war ii. italian bond yields headed higher following news that prime minister mario monti plans to resign. monti's reign will come to an end in february, following passage of the 2013 budget. the move raises political concerns over italy in the midst of the eurozone crisis. monti has been credited with keeping italy's debt crisis under control. the japanese economy has some gross domestic problems. japan's gdp has contracted two quarters in a row, signaling it has entered recession. a recent territorial dispute with the chinese government and struggles following last year's tsunami continue to hurt japan's export market. an election next week in japan could have a large effect on fiscal policy. reports say delta is close to landing a deal th
PBS
Dec 30, 2012 1:00pm PST
with the british army against nazi germany. he took part in the allied invasion of normandy, a bloody battle that claimed thousands of lives. then he, you know, left ireland to go fight in the war because he just got married. he wanted to make a difference. he still had a wife and seven children. grandchildren as he got older. just what you would want to be as a man, i suppose. >> he wants justice for his grandfather, but time is running out. philip is over 90 years old. he never shows off his medals for bravery. even today, nearly 70 years later, he is afraid of the irish authorities. he deserted the irish army to fight for the british, and he was sent to prison when he returned. the trauma has remained with him. this is the first time his family has let anyone film him. strangers and even more so a video camera make him nervous. >> he is still nervous at this ste. i would want to see an apology, maybe, a thank you, a pardon for the paranoia he has gone through, the suffering wondering if a knock on the door means you get punished again and again. >> patrick started a petition to pardon the
CSPAN
Dec 17, 2012 7:15am EST
as the other cold war from pointe du hoc all the way through germany. when the even lead to patton's army at one point. let me just go from there. what's next is a story, part of the story i didn't really know about until i started researching it. these men, men accomplish their secondary objective which is to set up a roadblock that would cut the road that connected omaha beach in utah beach. it ran across the top of pointe du hoc. they set up in an l-shaped line for the next two days, the germans counterattacked relentless. and tired platoons were taken up by the germans to they broke through party line. only dog company held in his l-shaped line. the germans had reinforcements. this was a very, very close knit type thing. one of the men that was attacked of the second ranger battalion, a girl who was the number one commander had fought in north africa, and one of the most poignant things he had was, i had never come so close being either killed or captured that my. he was convinced that that was what was going to happen. the germans will relentlessly counter attacking. from pointe du h
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